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As Greater Boston's community foundation, the Boston Foundation is focused on the myriad of factors which make our city unique and successful. With an emphasis on strengthening this region's competitiveness in the global economy, the Foundation works with many partners to publish cutting edge research, hold public forums, and convene task forces of experts and stakeholders to create action agendas for real change.

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Dance studio fights to keep footing

The Boston Herald profiles Live Arts Boston grantee and 2019 Brother Thomas Fellow Shaumba-Yandje Dibinga and the arts group she co-founded, OrigiNation, which uses dance and other performing arts to connect with youth, build self-esteem, and teach African hisotry and civic resposibility. Dibinga notes the impact of the closing of green Street Studios on her work and her alumni.

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The Story of Scaling Up

Success Boston college coaching has proven an effective support for Boston Public Schools graduates working their way through postsecondary education. A new report from Abt Associates looks at the impact of expanding the program to 1000 BPS graduates per graduating class, and whether the program has had a residual impact on all BPS students' ability to persist.

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TBF News: Summer 2019

The Summer 2019 edition of TBF News highlights recent work from Boston Indicators on immigration and the changing demographics of Boston, and explores the challenges facing the Greater Boston housing market - plus education news and the announcement of two new Boston Foundation board members.

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